The Stove, Fitzroy Square (1936). Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978). Grant's daughter Angelica reading by the stove in his studio. Grant was a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Grant is best known for his painting style, which developed in the wake of French post-impressionist exhibitions mounted in London in 1910. He often worked with, and was influenced by, another member of the group, art critic and artist Roger Fry.
Quentin Bell Reading by Vanessa Bell ....the ten original members of the group: Clive Bell, art critic. Vanessa Bell, Post-impressionist painter. E.M. Forster, fiction writer. Roger Fry, art critic and Post-impressionist painter. Duncan Grant, Post-impressionist painter. John Maynard Keynes, economist. Desmond MacCarthy, literary journalist. Lytton Strachey, biographer. Leonard Woolf, essayist and non-fiction writer. Virginia Woolf, fiction writer.
Duncan James Corrowr Grant (21 January 1885 – 8 May 1978) was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery and theatre sets and costumes. He was a member of the Bloomsbury Group. He often worked with, and was influenced by, another member of the Bloomsbury set, Roger Fry.
This printed linen furnishing fabric was designed and sold by The Omega Workshops Ltd. Founded in 1913 by Roger Fry, Omega Workshops was a group of artists (including Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant) who designed furniture, pottery, carpets, textiles, stained glass and whole schemes of interior decoration. The Omega textile designs were ahead of their time and set a fashion for abstract and geometric patterns.